It’s the people on the flight deck and committed ground crew that get your cargo where you need it to be.
West Atlantic open positions
At West Atlantic, we are always looking for skilled and professional colleagues. Below is a list of open positions waiting for your application.
First Officer (Type rated B737)
Position Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Work Pattern Week On, Week Off
Department: Flight Operations
Responsible to: The Pilot Manager
Responsible for assisting with the operation of the 737 aircraft as per company requirements to meet customer requests.
Responsible for ensuring all duties are carried out as per company procedures and standards.
- Carry out all duties ensuring the safety of the aircraft, its cargo and its occupants and following all specified instructions and procedures in the operations manuals.
- Maintain familiarity with relevant United Kingdom, European and International air legislation and agreed aviation practices and procedures;
- Maintain familiarity with such provisions of the Company Operations Manual as are necessary to fulfil the function.
- Report to the commander any fault, failure, malfunction or defect which may affect the airworthiness or safe operation of the aircraft including emergency systems.
- Report to the commander any incident that endangered, or could have endangered, the safety of the operation.
- Ensure compliance with the relevant requirements of the company Air Safety Reporting scheme (ASR);
- Maintain individual records regarding flight and duty times and rest periods as referred to in applicable FTL requirements; and provide each operator with the data needed to schedule activities in accordance with the applicable FTL requirements.
- Assume responsibility for the aircraft, it’s occupants and cargo as appropriate if the commander is incapacitated
- Assist the Commander as requested, with administrative and other relevant duties in relation to the flight
- Ensure compliance with all elements of the Duties and Responsibilities in West Atlantic UK Part A.
- UK CPL/IR MCC
- Boeing 737 300-900 Type rating (Valid LPC)
- Possess professional, friendly and customer-focused personality
- Proven ability to work under pressure
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Excellent communication skills (both written & verbal)
- Proven problem solving & planning skills
- ICAO Level 6 English
Salary FO - £36,429
£1.85 per hour away from base (at present this is 75% is tax free)
£2.29 per day and £4.58 per night mileage allowance.
Training - Successful Applicants will attend an Operators conversion course. Costs will be borne by the Company but the crewmember will sign a 1-year loan agreement. If the crewmember fails to pass the type rating, the crewmember will be liable to repay all training costs incurred.
In order to apply for this position, please click on the Apply Now link below. You will need to have copies of your Licence, Medical and last page of your logbook available for upload using the other documents button.
B1 or B2 Engineer – EMA Hub – Night shift engineer
Position Type: Permanent Full-Time
Location: EMA Hub
Responsible to: Base Station Controller
Fantastic home/work life balance based on an attractive night shift pattern of 7 on 7 off
B1 or B2 Salary of £50,000, up to £60,000 with type ratings.
- Company Pension
- 21 days full paid annual leave
- Loyalty bonus after 12 months (1% salary per year up to 10 years)
- Minimum 5 years Aviation Engineering experience
- Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal)
- Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast changing environment.
- Proven problem solving and Planning & Organizing skills
- Unrestricted EASA B1 or B2 license – preferable including a type rating on either 737CL, 737NG or BAe ATP. (Non- type holders will still be considered)
7 on 7 off working pattern
To provide and support effective and efficient engineering at EMA hub, that meets the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner.
Responsible for ensuring that the scheduled and unscheduled line maintenance at EMA is carried out on time, in full, and to the required standards.
Responsible for certifying the work at EMA line; in consultation with the Maintenance Supervisors, Base Station Controllers (BSC’s) and LMC.
Ensure all work is completed IAW company procedures and the relevant maintenance documentation, Technical logs and work orders, are completed and returned to technical records.
Responsible for ensuring any required parts/tools for maintenance are ordered correctly, and monitor with logistics/supervisors regarding estimated delivery times.
Ensure tools and equipment are treated correctly, and are stored in the correct locations
Responsible for ensuring proper handover procedures are completed iaw the MOE.
Ensure company premises are maintained and good housekeeping standards are met at all times. Report any building/facilities defects to Maintenance Supervisors and/or BSC’s/LMC.
Be well informed about valid instructions, regulations and maintenance information.
Be well informed about the procedures regarding production quality control and quality audit especially how they apply at the specific maintenance tasks.
Perform maintenance on equipment that is used for maintenance and apply a high maintenance standard. Restore and clean all equipment after the maintenance activity. When equipment fails or is found to be faulty, immediately report this to the certifying staff.
Keep current with the approved working schedules, Company procedures, requirements and any authorisation ratings held for the work performed.
Have confidence to issue an SMS report if a violation from the established WAS Flight Safety Standard is discovered.
Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position
Direct Entry – Bae ATP Commander based in AMS and EMA
West Atlantic are currently looking for Direct Entry Commanders who will be responsible for the safe flying of the ATP aircraft as per company requirements to meet customer requests. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for one of Europe's leading cargo airlines.
Candidates must have:
- Right to live and work in EU
- Valid Air Transport Pilot License – ATPL
- Flying hours: total of 2500 hours, of which a minimum of 500 hours on multi-engine turbine MCC JAR FAR 25 aircraft.
- Minimum 250 hours Commander time in commercial air transport.
- ICAO Level 5 English Fluent
The package includes:
- Basic Salary
- Per Diems
- EASA FTL10/28 work pattern
- Life Insurance
- Type Rating paid by the company with a 3-year bond
Apply today to find out if this ATP Opportunity could be the next step for you! A full Job Description and terms are available on request.
Selection and Assessment:
The selection process will include an interview, psychometric testing, and a Sim Check.
Successful applicants will be required to sign a training agreement and will be subject to a 6-month probationary period.
Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu
The application shall include a CV and a personal letter. Due date for your application is 2019-04-30
First Officer – Bae ATP based in EMA
Senior First Officer (B737 Non-Type Rated)
Loading activities at EMA
Photo: Rob Edson, Ground Operations Manager, UK
Inflight to Svalbard
Photo: Jonas Holmberg, First Officer CRJ
First Boeing 737-800 arrives at EMA
Team spirit in cockpit
Photo: Bertrand Pouderoux, Captain ATP
Photo: Alastair Yardy, First Officer 737
Maintenance in Malmö
Photo: Geovanny Mejia, Technician
Celebrating a new contract
Photo: Nigel Hiorns, Managing Director and AM, UK
767 In the Hangar
Photo: Michelle Plunkett, 767 Engineer
On the flight deck
Photo: Elliot Longly, First Officer ATP
737 on ground
Photo: Charles Cleves, VP Sales
Photo: Aleksandra Rashid, Finance Controller - Maintenance
View from cockpit
Photo: Geovanny Mejia, Technician
Photo: Maarten & Eddy, First Officers ATP
First Boeing 737-800 water salute
Photo: Thomas Holm, Captain CRJ
Photo: Graeme Pryke, Captain 767
Morning view in ATP cockpit
Photo: Carl Klein, First Officer ATP
737-800 Line up in Liege
Photo: Christian Vanguers, Mechanic
737 Approach in Jersey
Photo: Tom Masterman